355Jul 23, 2008
Defense Contracts in Iraq and Afghanistan
Military officials testified about Defense Department contracts awarded for reconstruction and support operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. They focused various contracts awarded, the ...
264Mar 11, 2008
Waste, Fraud, and Abuse of Funds in Iraq
Witnesses testified about alleged waste, fraud and abuse in the spending of U.S. funds in Iraq. Topics included current efforts to combat corruption in the Iraqi government, trafficking of ...
219May 1, 2008
The Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies and Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies Subcommittees of the Senate Appropriations Committee held a ...
173Sep 26, 2007
Fiscal Year 2008 Defense Supplemental
The Senate Appropriations Committee held a hearing on the proposed $150 billion emergency supplemental appropriations for the Iraq and Afghanistan wars and for rebuilding Baghdad. The committee ...
169Jul 16, 2008
Fiscal Year 2009 National Institutes of Health Budget
Witnesses testified on the fiscal year 2009 budget for programs of the National Institutes of Health. They talked about ongoing research projects, opportunities for future research, costs of ...
152Apr 17, 2007
Autism Treatment and Research
Witnesses testified about the prevalence of autism and policy implications for health care in the U.S. Among the topics they addressed were combating autism, available treatments, research into the ...
134Sep 12, 2007
Three senators testified about proposed legislation to modernize the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Other witnesses testified about enhancing the safety of toys, focusing on lead paint and ...
132Apr 16, 2008
Fiscal Year 2008 War Supplemental Request
The Senate Appropriations Committee held a hearing on the administration’s fiscal year 2008 supplemental appropriations funding request for operations in Afghanistan and Iraq. In his ...
116Sep 5, 2007
Utah Mine Collapse
Witnesses testified about mine safety and an August 6, 2007, Utah mine collapse. Among the issues they addressed were federal regulations related to mine safety, implementation of safety ...
116Apr 12, 2007
Pet Food Regulation
Witnesses testified about regulatory mechanisms governing the pet food industry in light of a recent recall of contaminated pet food. Topics included Food and Drug Administration reaction to ...
112Mar 19, 2007
Fiscal Year 2008 National Institutes of Health Budget
Officials testified about the proposed fiscal year 2008 budget for the National Institutes of Health. They talked about various research and development programs, scientific advances, ...
99May 20, 2008
Fiscal Year 2009 Defense Budget
Witnesses testified about the fiscal year 2009 defense budget. Defense Secretary Gates' testimony focused on the threats facing the United States including terrorism, nuclear proliferation, and ...
76Apr 17, 2008
Federal Aviation Administration Oversight
Officials testified at an oversight hearing on the safety and modernization performance of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Among the topics they addressed were enforcement of safety ...
75Mar 14, 2007
Fiscal Year 2008 Defense Budget
Acting Secretary Geren and General Schoomaker testified about the proposed fiscal year 2008 defense budget. They talked about operations in Iraq and other overseas deployments, readiness and ...
72Feb 27, 2007
Fiscal Year 2007 Supplemental Appropriations
Administrative officials testified about the proposed fiscal year 2007 supplemental request of $99.6 billion for the war in Iraq and Afghanistan.
69Jul 20, 2007
Mentoring and Youth Violence
Witnesses testified about the role mentoring can play in ameliorating youth violence and dropout rates. The witnesses included top administrators from school districts that suffer from high ...
67May 8, 2007
Oil Independence Funding
The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development held a hearing on the policies and funding necessary for reducing U.S. oil dependence. Witnesses also talked about the ...
57Apr 11, 2007
Fiscal Year 2008 National Guard and Reserve Budget
The heads of National Guard and Reserve forces testified about the portion of the fiscal year 2008 defense budget that affects them. Topics included maintaining troop strength, number of tours ...
56Mar 15, 2007
Federal Housing Administration
The Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related
Agencies held a hearing on the solvency and reform proposals for the Federal Housing Administration.
53May 9, 2007
Fiscal Year 2008 Defense Budget
A hearing is held on the proposed fiscal year 2008 budget for the Department of Defense. Among the topics they addressed were budget requests for health care programs, equipment procurement, ...
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